Fatal crash in the City of Shelby
Shelby – The Mansfield Patrol Post responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of East Main Street and Roberts Drive, in the City of Shelby, at 6:11 PM.
The preliminary investigation shows a 2009 Honda Shadow motorcycle was traveling southeast on East Main Street. It was driven by Frederick T. Plew, 28, of Shelby, Ohio. A 2018 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling north on Roberts Drive, driven by Carol Beer, 84, of Shelby, Ohio. The Chevrolet entered the intersection onto East Main Street, and was struck by the Honda motorcycle. Mr. Plew was pronounced deceased at the scene. Ms. Beer did not sustain any injuries from the crash. Mr. Plew was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
The intersection of East Main Street and Roberts Drive was closed for approximately three hours during the investigation of the crash.
The Shelby Police Department and Shelby Fire and EMS assisted on the scene. The crash remains under investigation.